The dataset has been developed for the reporting of cystectomy, cystoprostatectomy or diverticulectomy specimens from patients with carcinoma of the bladder. The protocol applies to primary carcinomas (non-invasive and invasive), with or without associated epithelial lesions. Urothelial tumours diagnosed as papilloma or papillary urothelial neoplasm of low malignant potential are not carcinomas and this dataset does not apply to those diagnoses. Biopsy and transurethral resection specimens are dealt with in a separate dataset.
1st edition – May 2018
The 1st edition of the dataset for Carcinoma of the bladder – cystectomy, cystoprostatectomy and diverticulectomy specimen was developed by the following international team: